Go Back   Tech Support Forum > Design Forum > Design Discussion & FAQs

User Tag List

difficulties migrating HTML

This is a discussion on difficulties migrating HTML within the Design Discussion & FAQs forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. I wrote several HTML 'sites' for class projects that were placed on 'A' drive diskettes. Now, nobody has computers with


Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-06-2007, 09:25 PM   #1
Guest
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 1
OS:



I wrote several HTML 'sites' for class projects that were placed on 'A' drive diskettes. Now, nobody has computers with 'A' drives, and my new 'puter does not, either. I copied all 'A' diskettes to cd/rw disks, and then copied the cd/rw content to 'My Documents' in the new 'puter. Of course, NONE of the HTML works correctly anymore. I made changes so that all HTML code would be in folders in My Documents, but I am experiencing all kinds of 'not found' errors.

My question is, where should I be putting my HTML code so that I can change it once and for all? Should I copy it into a new folder in C:/Windows/Programs? If not, where SHOULD I place it so that, once code is properly modified, I can just copy to a flash drive and transfer it to another computer?

I do presentations and class projects in HTML, as I prefer it to Powerpoint.

I appreciate any help that anybody could provide. Thanks in advance.

NFAH
NtFrmAroundHere is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-17-2007, 11:18 AM   #2
TSF Team, Emeritus
 
ebackhus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: SATX
Posts: 18,118
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

My System

Send a message via ICQ to ebackhus Send a message via AIM to ebackhus Send a message via MSN to ebackhus Send a message via Yahoo to ebackhus Send a message via Skype™ to ebackhus

Are the links in the code relative or absolute?
ebackhus is offline  
Old 08-13-2007, 12:30 PM   #3
SLG
Registered Member
 
SLG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 252
OS: XP



my guess would be u are refering to pictures not showing up,
if this is the case, simply open the html file in notepad and use edit/find 'img src='

change the source.

if this isn't the case and prehaps you have checked this, ive found sometimes html files corrupt easily, especially in floppy disks which are less stable (i presume 'A' drive is a floppy drive) ~ hope this helps!
SLG is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-14-2007, 12:52 PM   #4
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Jamestown, CA
Posts: 896
OS: MacBook Pro / Mac OSX

My System


Perhaps none of you have floppy drives...but certainly all of you have the internet. Perhaps you could utilize online space that you could upload your documents to and people can pull them down from there. It's certainly easier than running down a flash drive :P

You may be doing this already...but I think it's best not to put in long URL's when linking to things, especially images. Keep everything within the folder so you can move the folder without having to modify every link in every document...aka relative to the folder rather than absolute to the system (same as if you upload to a web server).

Instead of:
Code:
<img name="image" src="C:\Documents and Settings\USER\My Documents\Websitefolder\images\title.gif" alt="" />
Do this:
Code:
<img name="image" src="images\title.gif" alt="" />
But like I said, you may be already doing this and this corruption may have come from the floppy (I, as SLG, have experienced "floppication" to my HTML files before). I just figured since you removed them from the floppy and fixed them and now they're not working again...it's probably more your fault than the floppy (although, I'm a perfect candidate for anger management when I upload new things to a site and it says "NOT FOUND" or any other error...and I'm sitting there yelling at the computer saying "STUPID IDIOT ... OF COURSE IT WORKS, YOU JUST SUC- oh. I feel dumb. " ...as I find that it was just a simple mistake :P
Redcore is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Can't print specific HTML in IE7
I am in a serious crunch here so any help would be GREATLY appreciated. I am working on an html email blast for a client of mine and she wants her users to be able to print directly from the html. Currently when we try to do this in IE7, it sees the document as an infinite number of pages. If...
Jgatsby Internet Explorer & Edge Forum 5 12-20-2008 05:27 PM
Internet Problem
Ihaving a problem with IE shutting down when tryingto search with google as well as i can not even get firx to start up. Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 6:37:11 PM, on 12/1/2006 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011) Running...
jspatriots Resolved HJT Threads 18 12-09-2006 01:24 PM
HTML: Need Help - Using mailto: Form
Hi, I am making a website and I am creating an E-Mail Form. The current HTML coding for the form is: <html> <head> <title>Contact Us</title> </head> <body><FONT face="Verdana, Geneva, Arial, Sans-serif" size=2>&nbsp;First...
DJDrew22200 Web Design & Development 22 08-23-2005 06:44 AM
Importing HTML into PowerPoint
Our application is generating an HTML file (all text, no images) that I'd like to open up in PowerPoint. We have control over the HTML output and the kind of tags we use. We'd like to format the HTML in a way that places a certain amount of formatted text on one slide, then forces a new PPT...
paolo256 Microsoft Office support 0 10-25-2004 09:32 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is on
Smilies are on
[IMG] code is on
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Post a Question


» Site Navigation
 > FAQ
  > 10.0.0.2
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:19 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2001 - 2018, Tech Support Forum

Windows 10 - Windows 7 - Windows XP - Windows Vista - Trojan Removal - Spyware Removal - Virus Removal - Networking - Security - Top Web Hosts